Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in New York

In New York State if you are appointed executor of someone's WILL and have plead guilty to a felony and made restitution but have not been sentenced yet , can you still serrve as Executor?

Asked on 8/18/10, 6:50 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Norman Nadel Norman Nadel, Esq.

Yes, unless it can be established by a party in interest or by the surrogate that as a result of your conduct, or for any other reason, you should not be placed in the fiduciary position of administering assets that belong to others.

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Answered on 8/23/10, 7:02 am

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